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Hartford Mansion, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV
+1 304-262-6110
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charlestown west va
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

valentines dinnerwe went with two couples and the food the wait staff were great we spent two hours there and enjoyed every minate there we will be there next year thanks

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Thank wvsanta1973
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I was here for a conference. They had breakfast snacks available when we arrived at 830 with coffee and water on each table. At lunch we had a wonderful self serve buffet style meal. At each break in the day, they would provide snacks including pop, chips, crackers, cheeses, cookies and more. The grounds were beautifully maintained. The white chairs... More 

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Rockville, MD
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180 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Our friends took us for a special treat for our anniversary. It was a fantastic meal in a truly lovely and well-maintained old home with meticulously maintained grounds. This would be a wonderful place for a wedding or special group event. On the appetizer menu last weekend was a grilled peach dish with ham. It was juicy and delicious. Two... More 

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Martinsburg,WV
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52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here this evening with another couple to celebrate our May anniversary, we were both married at The Purple Iris 13 and 2 years ago on the same date. We have eaten here many times over the years and have never had a bad experience. This is the place to go if you want a leisurely meal with friends... More 

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184 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We dined here the other night. The food and service was top notch. The atmosphere is like dining in a mansion. Great experience. My wife and I both had the 12 ounce steak, it was covered in a creamy garlic sauce and topped with straw onion, with green beans and au gratin potatoes with spinach salad. If you're looking for... More 

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Thank Rich W
Rochester, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

great atmosphere and very excellent service the restaurant was very clean the tables set with wonderful flower very nice wine to go with our dinner of crab cakes and salad that was fresh with a wonderful house made dressing

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Thank patsi1942
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding here in August 2014. Beautiful setting, excellent food, and wonderful staff. We had an open bar with plated food. Everyone raved about the seafood and chicken. We loved the place so much we are thinking about renewing our vowes there at our 10 year anniversary.

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Thank Christina L
Morgantown, West Virginia
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

This is only my second time here, and I am not sure I would go back. The rooms are quaint and quiet, no music. The service is very slow. The waitress has to run downstairs and out the door to get our drinks, and food. By the time she gets back to take our order, we already need drink refills.... More 

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Thank Jmam13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

I was treated to a romantic dinner at The Purple Iris as a birthday treat and I can't wait to return! Upon our arrival we were greeted warmly and led up some stairs to a quaint (unoccupied) room. Now this was a Wednesday evening and we were the only table in the restaurant, therefore, our service was timely and the... More 

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Thank Caitlin F
Charles Town, West Virginia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I have eaten at the Purple Iris many times, for meetings, special events and just to dine in a pleasant atmosphere. None of these occasions disappointed. The meeting room is bright, mostly windows on three sides, nicely decorated, even a fireplace for winter months. The food, served buffet style, was delicious -- and the bread pudding a feast in itself.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hartford Mansion, 1956 Winchester Ave., Martinsburg, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Martinsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 304-262-6110

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Alexandria, Virginia
Front Royal, Virginia
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?